These are times that require courage. It is a time where one must think country ahead of politics. So far most within the Democratic Party are heeding that task. Jeff Van Drew is making excuses for his potential vote to oppose the president’s impeachment.
Rank & file establishment Democrats continue to show their colors. Neoliberalism is real and it is the establishment of both parties. New York is a good example.
The problem with incrementalism is that it works in both ways. President Obama’s Hope and Change vision began its decline from he entered the Oval Office.
One would not know that Amy Klobuchar is a Democrat or Progressive. Sadly, she has demonized Democratic Progressives just as hard as any Right-Wing Tea Party Republican with charming Midwestern style. #PoliticsDoneRight
What is wrong with Democrats? Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. It is clear we continue to think about those with capital, first. To hell with the poor and the middle-class.
Terri Sewell (D-AL-7) appeared on Meet The Press with Chuck Todd. She toed the Democratic Establishment line on Medicare for All, a disservice to her constituents.
Sen. Michael Bennet’s disregard for serious Medicare for All debate shows he’s disconnected from the people or has been commanded to change the subject.
Joe Manchin appeared on Fox News and said that if Bernie Sanders is the nominee of the Democratic Party, Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat, will not vote for him.
Congresswoman Sharice Davids (D-KS) was not initially a vocal proponent of single-payer Medicare for All, but she eventually became one.
Democratic incumbent Henry Cuellar raising money for Republican John Carter is rare, particularly in this 2018 election cycle.